Arthur Loveridge

Arthur Loveridge

Fellow: Awarded 1933
Field of Study: Organismic Biology & Ecology
Fellow: Awarded 1938
Field of Study: Organismic Biology & Ecology

Competition: US & Canada

Harvard University

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1933–34:

LOVERIDGE, ARTHUR: Appointed for a continuation of ecological studies on the vanishing vertebrate fauna of the tropical rain-forest remnants of East Africa, with a view to elucidation the origins of certain genera only known from the Uluguru and Usambara forests, and throwing light upon the dispersal of isolated sylvicoline forms common to the Cameroon Mountains of the west and the Usambara Mountains of the East Coast; tenure, twelve months from September 5, 1933.

Born May 28, 1891, in South Wales. Education: University of South Wales and Monmouthshire, 1912–13.

Assistant in Zoölogy, 1911–14, National Museum of Wales; Curator, 1914–20, Natural History Museum, Nairobi, Kenya Colony; Assistant Game Warden, 1921–23, Game Department of Tanganyika Territory; Assistant, later Associate Currator, of Herpetology, 1924—, Museum of Comparative Zoölogy, Harvard University.

Publications: Articles in The Zoölogist, Journal of the East Africa and Uganda Natural History Society, Proceedings of the Entomological Society of London, Proceedings of the Zoölogical Society of London, Occasional Papers of the Boston Society of Natural History, Proceedings of the New England Zoölogical Club, Bulletin of the Antivenim Institute of America, Copeia, Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy, Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.

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